I mean… humans are so frigging hard to kill that if you die people will just be OH NO YOU DON’T and start pumping your heart themselves and breathing in your lungs until you do it by yourself again. most races consider someone dead when the heart stops, but not humans. not you-can’t-kill-me humans. until there’s even a teeny tiny grain of hope they fucking won’t let death have them. they know that they have a few minutes to do so, at best, and it would be simpler to just let go, but not humans.
cardiac arrest? not on my shift, buddy. respiratory failure? heck no.
whatever happens, they will try to literally bring you back from the otherworld.
MonCalamari: I feel very sad. Human Jessie died the other day… a cardiac arrest. She was such a good friend, I can’t even-
Human Steve: buddy, Jessie is alive and well. she’s still in medic bay of course, what with the heart problem and everything, but now she’s good! who told you that she died?
MonCalamari: … are you kidding me? her heart stopped, of course she is dead!
Human Steve: she most definitely isnt, I just went to medic bay and she’s still kicking- mind you, they saved her by a hair, they tried for almost ten minutes… they almost had given up on her, but she is strong and they managed to restart the heart in time.
MonCalamari: they… they got her heart beating again? but that’s surely impossible…?
Human Steve: go in medic bay if you don’t believe me. surely by now you should have learned that humans don’t like to die?